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  1. February 23

    Fruit Tree Education Series: Pruning 101 & Plant Biology Basic tree biology, and what you need to know to properly prune trees, and vines. Field Opportunity- help collect scion wood from around Tacoma, cutting scion wood is similar to pruning and is a great way to learn how and where to make good cuts To register follow this link: https://squareup.com/store/piercecd/item/fruit-tree-education-series-winter-pruning No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Contact Chris Madden at ChrisM@piercecd.org to request Scholarships and discuss work...
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  2. March 4

    Gilmur Grubbers Work Parties The Gilmur Grubbers have taken on maintaining Thelma Gilmur Park, the only wetland park in Fircrest. The group meets the first Monday of each month from 9:00am to 12:00pm and would love to have you join them.
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  3. March 5

    Managing Soil Nutrient Balances Soil nutrient balances are important to plant health and productivity and your farm’s bottom line, especially nitrogen and phosphorus. At this workshop WSU's Andy Bary will share about his work at the Puyallup Research and Extension Center to better understand these nutrients’ availability to crops and their cycling in soils. Andy will help us understand the nutrient characteristics of manures, composts, other organic amendments and cover crops, and how to achieve nutrient balances and protect w...
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  1. March 7

    Garden Networking Night: North Tacoma At Harvest Pierce County, the aim is not only important to connect people to their food, and their environment, but to each other. Our Garden Networking Nights will serve as a space to get to know your neighboring gardens and the people who make up your network of community gardeners in Pierce County. It is our hope to spark conversations that include highlights and successes of your gardens as well as challenges that HPC or your neighbors can provide some resolutions to. We’re hopeful that aft...
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  2. March 9

    Twigs and Coffee at Meeker Creek Did you know that you can identify a plant species just by looking at its twigs? Open your eyes to a who new world of plants with our botany experts to guide you.
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  3. March 9

    Soil and Land Use: Envirothon Workshop The 2nd Workshop in our 5 part Envirothon Series for high school students
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